10/16/2017 07:00:24
Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
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10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies
10/03/2017 03:01:00
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to key members of LIGO team.
10/01/2017 11:40:29
David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
Tirrell
09/27/2017 10:13:01
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
aerial photo of the Virgo Observatory
09/18/2017 08:20:13
Members of the Caltech and JPL community marked the end of Cassini's mission with a celebratory send-off at Beckman Auditorium.
08/17/2017 16:18:24
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
08/17/2017 11:22:10
Lori Dajose
NuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
An image of the sun in several different colors
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